Apple HomePod Review: With great sound comes limited capabilities

The Apple HomePod has to be one of the more interesting Apple products to come out in the past couple of years. It neither a phone nor a computer, it’s a smart speaker that sounds good but can’t do a lot partially because it’s locked in the Apple ecosystem.

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Amazon Echo Spot Review

It’s no secret that Amazon wants Alexa everywhere in all shapes and sizes. The newest form that Alexa comes in (at least in Canada) is the Echo Spot. The device is the first (and only) touchscreen Echo devices to makes its way up north and the screen does enhance the overall Alexa experience but the device has few flaws.

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Amazon completes Ring acquisition, drops price of video doorbell to $124.99

Back in February, Amazon announced that they would be acquiring video doorbell maker, Ring for around $1 billion USD. Now that acquisition is complete, they’ve dropped the price of their first-gen video doorbell to just $124.99 CAD ($99 USD).

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ecobee’s Alexa-enabled Switch+ is now available for pre-order in Canada [Update: Now available]

Last year, ecobee announced a smart light switch called the Switch+, it has Alexa built-in and would allow users to control their smart home including their ecobee thermostat via their voice.

Now their Switch+ is available for pre-order in Canada and the US.

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